multimodal distribution


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multimodal distribution

[‚məl·tē¦mōd·əl ‚di·strə′byü·shən]
(statistics)
A frequency distribution that has several relative maxima.
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In this analysis, multimodal distributions corresponded to demographic stability, while sudden expansion generated a unimodal pattern (Slatkin, 1991; Rogers and Harpending, 1992).
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